WASHINGTON (AP) — Police say a teenager has been arrested after trying to steal a police officer’s car with the officer’s 9-year-old daughter inside.

Police arrested Demetrice Littles, 19, on Saturday. Prince George’s County police say Littles broke into the car parked in the 5000-block of Vienna Drive in Clinton, Md. at about 8 a.m. Friday. The girl managed to get out of the car, and the officer shot at Littles.

Littles fled and was arrested Saturday after he sought treatment at a hospital for a gunshot wound. He is charged with first-degree assault, kidnapping, auto theft and other charges.

Court records did not list an attorney for Littles. Court records show he is from Hyattsville.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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